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Tisha Emerson Awarded the 2016 Kenneth G. Elzinga Distinguished Teaching Award
[2/28/2017]
The Southern Economic Association has awarded Tisha Emerson with the 2016 Kenneth G. Elzinga Distinguished Teaching Award. The award honors exemplary educators for their contributions to economics instruction.
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For Schools, Gambling Funding is No Jackpot
[2/21/2017]
CityLab (The Atlantic): Professor of economics, and author of "Gambling in America: Costs and Benefits," Earl Grinols, is quoted in this article about how pledged state funding for public schools from lottery and casino taxes get reallocated to other areas instead.
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Levels of Neonatal Care at Birth Hospital Don’t Affect Severity of Cerebral Palsy
[2/15/2017]
Innovative Business at Baylor: Corneliu Bolbocean, economics clinical assistant professor, has researched the impact of neonatal level of care and technology on health outcomes of children with Cerebral Palsy (CP).
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First New Ontario Casino in a Decade Opens, But Critics Warn of Downside
[1/24/2017]
Cantech Letter: Economics professor Earl Grinols is quoted in this article about a new casino in Ontario for his knowledge of casinos and their economic impact. His book Gambling in America: Costs and Benefits is referenced.
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How Casinos Enable Gambling Addicts
[12/7/2016]
The Atlantic: Distinguished Professor of Economics, and author of the book Gambling in America: Costs and Benefits, Earl Grinols, is quoted in this month's issue of The Atlantic about casinos and gambling addicts.
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Is Trump Considering Current or Former CEOs of Texas-based Exxon Mobil for Secretary of State?
[12/2/2016]
The Dallas Morning News: The Herman Brown Endowed Chair in Economics and director of the McBride Center for International Business at Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business, Stephen Gardner, is quoted in this piece dissecting Trump's pick for Secretary of State who is speculated to be a current or former leader of Exxon-Mobil.
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The Southern Economic Association Honors Tisha Lin Nakao Emerson With Its Kenneth G. Elzinga Distinguished Teaching Award
[11/30/2016]
Tisha Lin Nakao Emerson was recently honored with a prestigious teaching award by the Southern Economic Association. Student comments emphasize her organization, stress on critical thinking and kindness.
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Obama Administration Confirms Double-Digit Premium Hikes
[10/25/2016]
KWTX Waco: A local interview with James W. Henderson, The Ben H. Williams Professor in Economics and academic director of the MBA Health Care Program at Baylor's Hankamer School of Business, about significant increases in health care premiums in 2017 as part of the Affordable Care Act.
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Why You Should Base Asset Allocations on Aftertax Dollars
[9/5/2016]
The Wall Street Journal: Written by William Reichenstein, Powers Professor, on the benefits of calculating asset allocation using an aftertax framework.
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Allergan Tight-lipped on Upcoming Major Expansion of Waco Plant
[4/19/2016]
Waco Tribune-Herald: Tom Kelly, Ph.D., professor of economics and director of the Center for Business and Economic Research in Baylor University’s Hankamer School of Business, is featured in this article about his study – an examination of the economic impact of pharmaceutical company Allergan on Central Texas – which was released in January.
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